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    I’m a patient

    If you have macular disease, you’ll find support and information here.

    How’s your macula?

    Everyone’s journey with macular disease is different. If you’ve just been diagnosed, or if you’ve been living with macular disease for some time, Macular Disease Foundation Australia is here to support you.

    Being informed and being able to access relevant support services are key to living well with macular disease. Please explore our resources on the full range of macular diseases.

    If you have questions, you may want to check our education events and webinars or you can call our National Helpline on 1800 111 709 for personalised support and wellbeing coaching.

    All MDFA services are free.

    Find resources

    Relevant, factual and free publications and audio resources about macular disease in a range of formats and languages.

    Find an education session or webinar

    Our education sessions are now largely online, although we will schedule face-to-face seminars where possible. We have free education sessions on a whole range of interesting topics.

    Get support

    You don’t have to do it alone. Free phone support, education seminars, support groups and wellbeing coaching from MDFA.


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